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There Are 84 Days to Michigan Football

Waiting for the opening Saturday of college football is agonizing. All we want is 13 weeks of Brent Musberger "pardner" one-liners, the buzz of Michigan Stadium in late November, and jokes about the Bowl Championship Series. Fear not, bleary-eyed traveler. This is a continuing series intended to get through the long, hot summer and back to the glory of football season.

Jonathan Daniel

The aforementioned 1984 Michigan upset of the defending national champion Miami Hurricanes in Ann Arbor:

The look on Jimmy Johnson's face as he walks across the field is the lone bright spot in a season that fell to pieces a few weeks later in the 1984 campaign.